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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Riga, Latvia

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Thu, Feb 21 at 5:37 pm - Fri, Feb 22 at 7:35 am

13 hours, 58 minutes

Visible night of Feb 21 – Feb 22, 2019

Mercury: Until Thu 7:18 pm

Venus: From Fri 6:01 am

Mars: Until Fri 12:00 midnight

Jupiter: From Fri 4:10 am

Saturn: From Fri 5:57 am

Uranus: Until Thu 11:20 pm

Neptune: Until Thu 6:50 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Riga, Feb 21 – Feb 22, 2019 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Riga

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Mercury is just 17 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Thu, Feb 21 ↓7:18 pm

Feb 21, 2019
Feb 22, 2019

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Venus rise and set in Riga

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Fri, Feb 22 ↑6:01 am

Feb 21, 2019
Feb 22, 2019

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Mars rise and set in Riga

View after sunset.

Mars can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades.

Fri, Feb 22 ↓12:00 midnight

Feb 21, 2019
Feb 22, 2019

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Jupiter rise and set in Riga

View before sunrise.

Jupiter can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter.

Fri, Feb 22 ↑4:10 am

Feb 21, 2019
Feb 22, 2019

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Saturn rise and set in Riga

View before sunrise.

Saturn can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. It is quite close to the horizon, making it fainter because the light has to cover a larger distance when traveling through the Earth's atmosphere. Make sure to get an unobstructed view.

Fri, Feb 22 ↑5:57 am

Feb 21, 2019
Feb 22, 2019

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Uranus rise and set in Riga

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. You may need binoculars.

Thu, Feb 21 ↓11:20 pm

Feb 21, 2019
Feb 22, 2019

Uranus

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Neptune rise and set in Riga

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Neptune is just 13 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Thu, Feb 21 ↓6:50 pm

Feb 21, 2019
Feb 22, 2019

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Planets Visible in Riga

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Feb 22, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:01 amThu 7:18 pmThu 1:38 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 6:01 amFri 1:32 pmFri 9:47 amGood visibility
MarsThu 8:56 amFri 12:00 midnightThu 4:28 pmAverage visibility
JupiterFri 4:10 amFri 11:04 amFri 7:37 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 5:57 amFri 1:02 pmFri 9:29 amSlightly difficult to see
UranusThu 8:57 amThu 11:20 pmThu 4:09 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 8:05 amThu 6:50 pmThu 1:27 pmExtremely difficult to see